Alma Cree

Female, CreeID#1851, (15 September 1921 - )
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1821 N Carolina
Alma Cree was born on 15 September 1921 in Newport News, Virginia, USA. She was the daughter of James Alexander Cree and Daisy Helen Williams.

Alma Cree married H L Snowa Sr on 26 August 1944 in Richmond, Virginia, USA.

Family: Alma Cree and H L Snowa Sr

Last edited15 Sep 2019

H L Snowa Sr

Male, CreeID#1852
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1821 N Carolina
H L Snowa Sr married Alma Cree, daughter of James Alexander Cree and Daisy Helen Williams, on 26 August 1944 in Richmond, Virginia, USA.

Family: H L Snowa Sr and Alma Cree

Last edited15 Sep 2019

John Crie

Male, CreeID#1853, (2 July 1707 - 17 December 1796)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1306 Perth glovers
Chart 1853 Biggar
John Crie was born on 2 July 1707 in Perth, Scotland.1,2,3 He was the son of John Crie and Agnas Will. John Crie was baptised on 8 July 1707 in Perth.1

His father John Crie died on 20 September 1708 in Edinburgh, Scotland.4

In 1726, John Crie was also known as John Cree. He and Margaret Burn were partners in 1726.

John Crie was a gardener in December 1726. By December he was in fact "late gardner to Sir John Areskine of Alva." This was Sir John Erskine, 3rd Baronet of Alva, a well-known politician. John Crie may have left Alva to avoid his responsibilities as the father of the illegitimate Anne.5

His daughter Anne Cree was born on 3 December 1726 in Alva, Stirlingshire, Scotland.6

On 11 December 1726 John Crie was living in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.6

His daughter Anne Cree died on 13 February 1728 in Alva, Stirlingshire.7

John Crie married Rachel Marshall, daughter of Robert Marshall and Agnes McIntyre, on 30 December 1731 in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.8

His son John Cree was born c 1732 in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire.

His son William Cree was born on 30 January 1734 in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire.9

His son Robert Cree was born on 9 April 1736 in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire.9

His daughter Mary Cree was born c 1738?

His daughter Agnes Cree was baptised on 9 March 1740 in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire.10

John Crie was a nurseryman after 1741 in Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

John Crie was a gardener. on 9 July 1741 in Biggar, Lanarkshire. He was now "principal gardner to the Earle of Wigtoun at Biggar."11

His son Mathew Cree was born on 2 September 1742 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.10

His daughter Isobel Cree was born on 6 August 1744 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.10
John Crie held the office of Procurator-Fiscal in Biggar, Lanarkshire, c 1760.

His wife Rachel Marshall died on 12 November 1796 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.

John Crie died on 17 December 1796 in Biggar, Lanarkshire. John Crie's and Rachel Marshall's names are inscribed, together with those of Ann Nicol, Rachel Cree, Ann Cree and William Cree, on a memorial in St Mary's Churchyard, Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland. An obelisk (lair 10) bears an inscription copied by Brian Lambie.12

Child of John Crie and Margaret Burn

  • Anne Cree (3 December 1726 - 13 February 1728)

Children of John Crie and Rachel Marshall

References

  1. [S110] Old Parochial Register for the relevant Scottish parish (original or facsimile). Note that OPRs are the pre-1855 registers that were "called in" when civil registration started in 1855., Image sent by Trevor Cree, email 3 Sep 2013, "Perth the second of July 1707 years was born John Crie naturall sone to John Crie lawfull sone to James Crie provost of Perth and Agnas Will, and baptized the eight of July by Mr Georg Blear Minister of Perth."
  2. [S118] Sheila A. Scott, Monumental Inscriptions pre 1855 of Upper Ward of Lanarkshire (Edinburgh: Scottish Genealogy, 1977), copied by Brian Lambie to Barbara Hafslund, "age 87 at death."
  3. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  4. [S110] Old Parochial Register for the relevant Scottish parish (original or facsimile). Note that OPRs are the pre-1855 registers that were "called in" when civil registration started in 1855., Image sent by Trevor Cree, email 3 Sep 2013, "John Cree son to James Cree provost of Perth dyed 20[th September 1708] aged 21 years of a feaver and [...] ?last hendersons tomb."
  5. [S110] Old Parochial Register for the relevant Scottish parish (original or facsimile). Note that OPRs are the pre-1855 registers that were "called in" when civil registration started in 1855., Alva, Stirling, Baptisms, 11 December 1726.
  6. [S110] Old Parochial Register for the relevant Scottish parish (original or facsimile). Note that OPRs are the pre-1855 registers that were "called in" when civil registration started in 1855., Alva, Stirling, Baptisms, 11 December 1726, "Anne begotten in fornication betwixt John Cree yo(unge)r Late Gardner to Sir John Areskine of Alva now residing in Edb. (=Edinburgh) and Margaret Burn L D (lawful daughter) to James Burn weaver was baptised. Witnesses James Morison a [...] Kirk Hall and Andrew [...] Smith. born Decebr 3d. The Sd James Burn became Sponsor."
  7. [S110] Old Parochial Register for the relevant Scottish parish (original or facsimile). Note that OPRs are the pre-1855 registers that were "called in" when civil registration started in 1855., extracted by Trevor Cree 26 Sep 2013, "1728.
    Feb the 14th. Anne (child) natural duaghter to John Cree yo[ounge]r sometime Gardner at Alva and Margaret Burn lau[fu]ll daughter to James Burn weaver was buried. Witnesses John Marshall Feuar in Craighead and the sd. James Burn. Died 13th."
  8. [S110] Old Parochial Register for the relevant Scottish parish (original or facsimile). Note that OPRs are the pre-1855 registers that were "called in" when civil registration started in 1855., extracted by E O'Neill #181.
  9. [S110] Old Parochial Register for the relevant Scottish parish (original or facsimile). Note that OPRs are the pre-1855 registers that were "called in" when civil registration started in 1855.
  10. [S70] Old Parochial Registers Index (Scotland) (Salt Lake City: LDS, 1992).
  11. [S419] Website, Collection of Charters writs and other older documents http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nisbet/…, Jul 9 1741: Testament Dative & Inventory... AGNES Nisbet... Cautioner JOSEPH VALLANGE merchant in BIGGAR and John Crie principal gardner to the Earle of Wigtoun at Biggar.
  12. [S118] Sheila A. Scott, MIs Upper Ward Lanarks, copied by Brian Lambie to Barbara Hafslund, "John Cree gardener Biggar died 17 December 1796 aged 89 years, his wife Rachael Marshal who died 12 November 1796 aged 85 years; Ann Nicol the wife of Mathew Cree who died 10 February 1806 aged 56 years, daughter Rachael who died 12 September 1798 aged 20 years; daughter Ann who died 21 May 1818 aged 12 years; W Cree surgeon RN who died 28 November 1826 aged 45 years."
Last edited18 Feb 2020

Rachel Marshall

Female, CreeID#1854, (12 November 1712 - 12 November 1796)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1306 Perth glovers
Chart 1853 Biggar
Rachel Marshall was born on 12 November 1712.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Robert Marshall and Agnes McIntyre. Rachel Marshall was baptised on 20 November 1712 in Bonhill, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.2

Rachel Marshall married John Crie, son of John Crie and Agnas Will, on 30 December 1731 in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.4

Her son John Cree was born c 1732 in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire.

Her son William Cree was born on 30 January 1734 in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire.5

Her son Robert Cree was born on 9 April 1736 in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire.5

Her daughter Mary Cree was born c 1738?

Her daughter Agnes Cree was baptised on 9 March 1740 in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire.6

Her son Mathew Cree was born on 2 September 1742 in Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland.6

Her daughter Isobel Cree was born on 6 August 1744 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.6

Rachel Marshall died on 12 November 1796 in Biggar, Lanarkshire. Rachel Marshall's and John Crie's names are inscribed, together with those of Ann Nicol, Rachel Cree, Ann Cree and William Cree, on a memorial in St Mary's Churchyard, Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland. An obelisk (lair 10) bears an inscription copied by Brian Lambie.7

Children of Rachel Marshall and John Crie

References

  1. [S118] Sheila A. Scott, Monumental Inscriptions pre 1855 of Upper Ward of Lanarkshire (Edinburgh: Scottish Genealogy, 1977), copied by Brian Lambie to Barbara Hafslund, "... died 12 November 1796 aged 85 years."
  2. [S446] Family Search web site, www.familysearch.org, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XYKK-NY8
  3. [S110] Old Parochial Register for the relevant Scottish parish (original or facsimile). Note that OPRs are the pre-1855 registers that were "called in" when civil registration started in 1855., Dumbarton parish, transcribed by Eddie and Margaret Cree O'Neill on 26 April 1994. There is inconsistency within the extract. Was Rachel born on the 12th or the 16th?, "Rachael Marshall Date of Birth: 16th November 1712, daughter of Robert Marshall and Agnes Mclntyre, spouses, was born 12th and baptised by Mr Baine, Minister of Bonill, 20 November 1712."
  4. [S110] Old Parochial Register for the relevant Scottish parish (original or facsimile). Note that OPRs are the pre-1855 registers that were "called in" when civil registration started in 1855., extracted by E O'Neill #181.
  5. [S110] Old Parochial Register for the relevant Scottish parish (original or facsimile). Note that OPRs are the pre-1855 registers that were "called in" when civil registration started in 1855.
  6. [S70] Old Parochial Registers Index (Scotland) (Salt Lake City: LDS, 1992).
  7. [S118] Sheila A. Scott, MIs Upper Ward Lanarks, copied by Brian Lambie to Barbara Hafslund, "John Cree gardener Biggar died 17 December 1796 aged 89 years, his wife Rachael Marshal who died 12 November 1796 aged 85 years; Ann Nicol the wife of Mathew Cree who died 10 February 1806 aged 56 years, daughter Rachael who died 12 September 1798 aged 20 years; daughter Ann who died 21 May 1818 aged 12 years; W Cree surgeon RN who died 28 November 1826 aged 45 years."
Last edited15 Sep 2019

John Cree

Male, CreeID#1855, (c 1732 - 27 October 1816)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
John Cree was born c 1732 in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. He is thought to have been born there as his parents were married there in 1731 and lived there until about 1739 when they moved to Biggar, Lanarkshire. He was the son of John Crie and Rachel Marshall.

John Cree was a nurseryman c 1765 in Addlestone, Surrey, England.1

John Cree arrived in Charlestown, South Carolina, USA, on 13 February 1766. He sailed on the Frankland which had left Rotterdam on 13 January 1766. He may have joined the ship at an English port. He was noted in the passenger list as Johannes Cree but this would simply be because the ship's captain was Dutch.2

John Cree was a gardener on 18 April 1767.3

John Cree married Mary Moody on 26 April 1773 in St George Hanover Square, London, England. The marriage was by licence.4

John Cree married Elizabeth Baker on 28 August 1781 in Godalming, Surrey, England. The marriage was by licence issued on 16 August 1781.5,6,7

His mother Rachel Marshall died on 12 November 1796 in Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

His father John Crie died on 17 December 1796 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.

His son John Cree was born in 1799.

John Cree married Ann Perks on 28 March 1799 in Byfleet, Surrey, England. Byfleet is 4 miles south of Chertsey.6

C 1816 John Cree was living in 24-26 High St, Addlestone, Surrey, England.

John Cree died on 27 October 1816 in Addlestone, Chertsey, Surrey, England. This date of death may be incorrect by a few days. He was buried on 27 October 1816 in Presbyterian Chapel, Chertsey, Surrey, England.8

Family: John Cree and Mary Moody

Family: John Cree and Elizabeth Baker

Child of John Cree and Ann Perks

References

  1. [S127] Ray (ed) Desmond, Dictionary of British and Irish Botanists and Horticulturalists (1977), "CREE, John (c.1738-1816) Kew Gardener. Collected plants in Carolina in 1760s. Founded nursery c.1765 at Addlestone, Chertsey, Surrey. Supplied plants to Princess Augusta at Kew."
  2. [S16] Personal communication, Don Cree, 22 Feb 2013.
  3. [S128] J E (ed) Smith, Selection of the Correspondence of Linnaeus, I (1821), p. 554, Letter from Dr Alexander Garden, in South Carolina, to Mr John Ellis in London, "The business of this is to be conveyed to you by John Cree, a gardener, who was formerly bred by Mr Aiton, and is a sober, careful and industrious fellow, with some small smattering of botany. he is modest and attentive, and has carried several things along wih him... He is to return here again..."
  4. [S1] Parish Register of the relevant parish, The register book of marriages belonging to the parish of St. George, Hanover square, in the county of Middlesex.
  5. [S85] International Genealogical Index 1992 or "old" Family Search web site, Church of Latter Day Saints.
  6. [S158] Surrey Marriage Index, West Surrey Family History Society.
  7. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Marriage licence, "John Cree of the Parish of Chertsey... widower and Elizabeth Baker of the Parish of Godalming, Spinster... may lawfully solemnize Marriage together..."
  8. [S69] National Burial Index, Federation of Family History Societies London, 2001.
Last edited20 Jun 2021

Elizabeth Baker

Female, CreeID#1856, ( - before 1799)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Elizabeth Baker married John Cree, son of John Crie and Rachel Marshall, on 28 August 1781 in Godalming, Surrey, England. The marriage was by licence issued on 16 August 1781.1,2,3

Elizabeth Baker died before 1799.

Family: Elizabeth Baker and John Cree

References

  1. [S85] International Genealogical Index 1992 or "old" Family Search web site, Church of Latter Day Saints.
  2. [S158] Surrey Marriage Index, West Surrey Family History Society.
  3. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Marriage licence, "John Cree of the Parish of Chertsey... widower and Elizabeth Baker of the Parish of Godalming, Spinster... may lawfully solemnize Marriage together..."
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Mary Moody

Female, CreeID#1857
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Burial Record of Mrs Mary Cree of Addlestone
Mary Moody married John Cree, son of John Crie and Rachel Marshall, on 26 April 1773 in St George Hanover Square, London, England. The marriage was by licence.1 Mary Moody was buried on 30 May 1779 in St James Parish Church, Weybridge, Surrey, England.2

Family: Mary Moody and John Cree

References

  1. [S1] Parish Register of the relevant parish, The register book of marriages belonging to the parish of St. George, Hanover square, in the county of Middlesex.
  2. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Surrey, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812. Weybridge, St James
    1771-1797 p 73 Ref 2384/1/3, "Mary the Wife of Mr John Cree (Gardiner to Mrs Southcote of Woburn Farm in the Parish of Chertsey) was buried the 30th day of May 1779."
Last edited20 Jun 2021

John Cree

Male, CreeID#1858, (1799 - c February 1858)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
John Cree was born in 1799. He was the son of John Cree and Ann Perks.

His father John Cree died on 27 October 1816 in Addlestone, Chertsey, Surrey, England.

John Cree was a nurseryman between 1821 and 1838.

His mother Ann Perks died on 7 February 1828.1,2,3

John Cree married Elizabeth Sharratt on 12 October 1828 in St George Hanover Square, London, England.4
In 1829 John Cree published his "Hortus Addlestonensis, or A Descriptive Catalogue of Plants, &c. cultivated and sold by John Cree at Addlestone Nursery, Chertsey..."5
Title page of John Cree's Addlestone Nursery catalogue


John Cree was shown as a subscriber in Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England.6

His son John Cree was born on 28 December 1834 in Chertsey, Surrey, England.7

John Cree was a Clerk to the Board and Asst Surveyor on 1 April 1845 in Chertsey, Surrey.

John Cree died c February 1858 in Chertsey, Surrey.8 He was buried in the Dissenters burial ground, Chertsey, Surrey, England.9

Child of John Cree and Elizabeth Sharratt

  • John Cree+ (28 December 1834 - c August 1909)

References

  1. [S129] Beryl Mackenzie, "The Cree Nursery at Addlestone", Surrey History III no 4, p 172.
  2. [S244] Web site BMD Registers: The Official Non-Parochial BMDs Service (http://www.bmdregisters.co.uk), England & Wales, Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Registers, 1567-1970, Ref RG4/1899: Chertsey, the Old Presbyterian Meeting House (Congregational), 1758-1837, "1828 Feb:17th. Mrs Ann Cree died suddenly on the 7th February and was buried in the Family Vault."
  3. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), McGill Family Tree.
  4. [S1] Parish Register of the relevant parish, "The register book of marriages belonging to the parish St. George, Hanover Sq" - poor OCR on a web site, date not clear.
  5. [S382] John Cree, Hortus addlestonensis, or, A descriptive catalogue of plants, &c. cultivated and sold by John Cree, at Addlestone Nursery, Chertsey, Surrey; containing the botanic and English names, with numerous synonyms ; the natural order, and Linnean class and order, of each genus... (London: Hurst, Chance, and Co, 1829).
  6. [S141] Samuel Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (London: S Lewis and Co, 1831), List of Subscribers, p xxviii.
  7. [S85] International Genealogical Index 1992 or "old" Family Search web site, Church of Latter Day Saints, Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record.
  8. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree - 150 years of Cree Births, Marriages and Deaths (25 Roman Road, Steyning, W Sussex BN44 3FN: priv., 1989), Volume 1 England and Wales, GRO Ref Vol 2a p 17.
  9. [S69] National Burial Index, Federation of Family History Societies London, 2001.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Elizabeth Sharratt

Female, CreeID#1859, ( - c February 1859)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Elizabeth Sharratt married John Cree, son of John Cree and Ann Perks, on 12 October 1828 in St George Hanover Square, London, England.1

Her son John Cree was born on 28 December 1834 in Chertsey, Surrey, England.2

Elizabeth Sharratt died c February 1859 in Chertsey, Surrey.3 She was buried in Dissenters, Chertsey, Surrey, England.4

Child of Elizabeth Sharratt and John Cree

  • John Cree+ (28 December 1834 - c August 1909)

References

  1. [S1] Parish Register of the relevant parish, "The register book of marriages belonging to the parish St. George, Hanover Sq" - poor OCR on a web site, date not clear.
  2. [S85] International Genealogical Index 1992 or "old" Family Search web site, Church of Latter Day Saints, Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record.
  3. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree - 150 years of Cree Births, Marriages and Deaths (25 Roman Road, Steyning, W Sussex BN44 3FN: priv., 1989), Volume 1 England and Wales, GRO Ref Vol 2a p 20.
  4. [S69] National Burial Index, Federation of Family History Societies London, 2001.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

John Cree

Male, CreeID#1860, (28 December 1834 - c August 1909)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
John Cree was born on 28 December 1834 in Chertsey, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of John Cree and Elizabeth Sharratt. John Cree was baptised on 22 January 1835 in Old Presbyterian Meeting House, Chertsey, Surrey, England.1

His father John Cree died c February 1858 in Chertsey, Surrey.2

His mother Elizabeth Sharratt died c February 1859 in Chertsey, Surrey.3

John Cree married Matilda Woolf, daughter of Thomas Woolfe and Mary Alexander, c August 1869 in Kensington Reg Dist, Middlesex, England.4

His daughter Matilda Mary Cree was born c August 1870 in Hampstead Reg Dist, Middlesex, England.5

His wife Matilda Woolf died in 1872 in Hampstead Reg Dist, Middlesex.6

John Cree was a surveyor and auctioneer on 3 April 1881.7

On 3 April 1881 John Cree was living in the household of Mary Alexander in 106 Gloucester Road, Kensington, Middlesex, England, along with Matilda Mary Cree and Annie Maria Woolfe. Mary is shown as a widow aged 77 and under occupation are the words "Income from Rents." Anna Woolfe, her daughter, is unmarried. Her age is given as 24, which seems unlikely, and she has no occupation shown. John is shown as a widow aged 46 and a surveyor and auctioneer born in Marylebone.8

John Cree died c August 1909 in Islington Reg Dist, London, England. He was 75.9

Child of John Cree and Matilda Woolf

References

  1. [S85] International Genealogical Index 1992 or "old" Family Search web site, Church of Latter Day Saints, Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record.
  2. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree - 150 years of Cree Births, Marriages and Deaths (25 Roman Road, Steyning, W Sussex BN44 3FN: priv., 1989), Volume 1 England and Wales, GRO Ref Vol 2a p 17.
  3. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree Vol 1, GRO Ref Vol 2a p 20.
  4. [S289] Website Free BMD (http://www.freebmd.org.uk), Vol 1a p 231.
  5. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree Vol 1, Vol 1a p 576.
  6. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree Vol 1, Vol 1a p 462.
  7. [S164] UK Census 3 Apr 1881.
  8. [S164] UK Census 1881, RG11/0183/117 p 4.
  9. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree Vol 1, Vol 1b p 75.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

William Cree

Male, CreeID#1861, (30 January 1734 - December 1814)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
William Cree was born on 30 January 1734 in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of John Crie and Rachel Marshall. William Cree was baptised on 1 February 1734 in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire.1

William Cree married Susannah Cree (married name).2

William Cree was living in Prairie Rd, Addlestone, Surrey, England.

William Cree was a nurseryman in Pond Close Nursery, Addlestone, Surrey, England.

His mother Rachel Marshall died on 12 November 1796 in Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

His father John Crie died on 17 December 1796 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.

William Cree died in December 1814.

His wife Susannah Cree (married name) died in December 1814 in Chertsey, Surrey, England.2,3 William Cree was buried on 14 December 1814 in St Peter, Chertsey, Surrey, England. He was aged 80.2,4

Family: William Cree and Susannah Cree (married name)

Child of William Cree

References

  1. [S110] Old Parochial Register for the relevant Scottish parish (original or facsimile). Note that OPRs are the pre-1855 registers that were "called in" when civil registration started in 1855.
  2. [S69] National Burial Index, Federation of Family History Societies London, 2001.
  3. [S1] Parish Register of the relevant parish, Chertsey Burial Register.
  4. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Surrey, England, Burials, 1813-1987, Chertsey, St Peter, "[Abode:] Addleston in the parish of Chertsey... [Age:] 80."
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Elizabeth Cree

Female, CreeID#1862, ( - 1817)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Elizabeth Cree was the daughter of William Cree.

Elizabeth Cree married Michael Machen Spencer on 13 November 1800 in St Peter's parish church, Chertsey, Surrey, England. There were three children of the marriage: Elizabeth, Charles and George.1,2,3

Her daughter Elizabeth Spencer was born on 6 August 1808 in Chertsey, Surrey, England.4

Her son Charles Spencer was born on 21 July 1810.5

Her son George Spencer was born on 22 September 1813.6

Her father William Cree died in December 1814.

Elizabeth Cree died in 1817.7

Children of Elizabeth Cree and Michael Machen Spencer

References

  1. [S446] Family Search web site, www.familysearch.org.
  2. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937, Chertsey, St Peter, "Michael Spencer of the Parish of Saint George Hanover Square... Bachlr. and Elzabeth Cree of this Parish Spinster were married in this Church by Licence..."
  3. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A , Chapter 5, "Meanwhile William Cree of Pond Close Nursery had died in 1814 and left his business to his only daughter, Elizabeth, the wife of Michael Machen Spencer, a local cabinet maker. After her death in 1817 Michael took over the nursery and it passed to their three children on his death two years later. Their last surviving son, Charles Spencer, sold the land in 1837, a year before the second John sold his."
  4. [S446] Family Search web site, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JQLK-YPB
  5. [S446] Family Search web site, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J3C7-98G
  6. [S446] Family Search web site, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JMNY-8N5
  7. [S126] Yates, Cree Nurserymen, Chapter 5.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Michael Machen Spencer

Male, CreeID#1863, (1770 - 1819 or 1820)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Michael Machen Spencer was born in 1770.1

Michael Machen Spencer married Elizabeth Cree, daughter of William Cree, on 13 November 1800 in St Peter's parish church, Chertsey, Surrey, England. There were three children of the marriage: Elizabeth, Charles and George.2,3,4

His daughter Elizabeth Spencer was born on 6 August 1808 in Chertsey, Surrey, England.5

His son Charles Spencer was born on 21 July 1810.6

His son George Spencer was born on 22 September 1813.7

Michael Machen Spencer was a cabinet maker in 1817.

Michael Machen Spencer married Ann Perks on 8 April 1817 in Saint Bride Fleet Street, London, England. Michael Machen Spencer was recorded as a widower. His bride was recorded as Ann Cree, a spinster, which cannot be true if she was Ann Perks. The marriage was by banns and the witnesses were William Ryde(?) and Elizabeth Young.8

Michael Machen Spencer died in 1819 or 1820.1

Children of Michael Machen Spencer and Elizabeth Cree

Family: Michael Machen Spencer and Ann Perks

References

  1. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), McGill Family Tree.
  2. [S446] Family Search web site, www.familysearch.org.
  3. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937, Chertsey, St Peter, "Michael Spencer of the Parish of Saint George Hanover Square... Bachlr. and Elzabeth Cree of this Parish Spinster were married in this Church by Licence..."
  4. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A , Chapter 5, "Meanwhile William Cree of Pond Close Nursery had died in 1814 and left his business to his only daughter, Elizabeth, the wife of Michael Machen Spencer, a local cabinet maker. After her death in 1817 Michael took over the nursery and it passed to their three children on his death two years later. Their last surviving son, Charles Spencer, sold the land in 1837, a year before the second John sold his."
  5. [S446] Family Search web site, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JQLK-YPB
  6. [S446] Family Search web site, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J3C7-98G
  7. [S446] Family Search web site, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JMNY-8N5
  8. [S446] Family Search web site, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NJPB-G5D
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Ann Perks

Female, CreeID#1864, (1771 - 7 February 1828)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Ann Perks was born in 1771.1

Her son John Cree was born in 1799.

Ann Perks married John Cree, son of John Crie and Rachel Marshall, on 28 March 1799 in Byfleet, Surrey, England. Byfleet is 4 miles south of Chertsey.2

Her husband John Cree died on 27 October 1816 in Addlestone, Chertsey, Surrey, England.

Ann Perks married Michael Machen Spencer on 8 April 1817 in Saint Bride Fleet Street, London, England. Ann Perks was recorded as a widower. His bride was recorded as Ann Cree, a spinster, which cannot be true if she was Ann Perks. The marriage was by banns and the witnesses were William Ryde(?) and Elizabeth Young.3

Ann Perks died on 7 February 1828. (The McGill source has 17 February.)4,5,1 She was buried on 17 February 1828 in the Cree family vault in the Old Presbyterian Meeting House (Congregational), Chertsey, Surrey, England.5

Child of Ann Perks and John Cree

References

  1. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), McGill Family Tree.
  2. [S158] Surrey Marriage Index, West Surrey Family History Society.
  3. [S446] Family Search web site, www.familysearch.org, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NJPB-G5D
  4. [S129] Beryl Mackenzie, "The Cree Nursery at Addlestone", Surrey History III no 4, p 172.
  5. [S244] Web site BMD Registers: The Official Non-Parochial BMDs Service (http://www.bmdregisters.co.uk), England & Wales, Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Registers, 1567-1970, Ref RG4/1899: Chertsey, the Old Presbyterian Meeting House (Congregational), 1758-1837, "1828 Feb:17th. Mrs Ann Cree died suddenly on the 7th February and was buried in the Family Vault."
Last edited15 Sep 2019

John Norman Cree

Male, CreeID#1865, (April 1886 - )
ChartsLine 1. The Bolsover line
Mini-chart 42 Pinxton
John Norman Cree was born in April 1886 in Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He was the son of John Cree and Ellen Jane Lord.2 John Norman Cree was baptised on 26 April 1886 in Christ Church, Virginia Water, Surrey, England.3

References

  1. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree - 150 years of Cree Births, Marriages and Deaths (25 Roman Road, Steyning, W Sussex BN44 3FN: priv., 1989), Volume 1 England and Wales, GRO Ref Vol 2c p 445.
  2. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree Vol 1, Vol 1.
  3. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Helen Dorothea Cree

Female, CreeID#1866, (c August 1897 - c August 1897)
ChartsLine 1. The Bolsover line
Mini-chart 42 Pinxton
Helen Dorothea Cree died c August 1897 in Chertsey, Surrey, England.1 She was born c August 1897 in Chertsey, Surrey. (There is now real doubt as to whether John Cree was her father.)2 She was the daughter of John Cree.

References

  1. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree - 150 years of Cree Births, Marriages and Deaths (25 Roman Road, Steyning, W Sussex BN44 3FN: priv., 1989), Volume 1 England and Wales, GRO Ref Vol 2a p 36.
  2. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree Vol 1, GRO Ref Vol 2a p 56.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Robert Cree1

Male, CreeID#1867, (9 April 1736 - )
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
It is possible that Robert Cree was the same Robert Cree who was a wright in Abbey Hill, Edinburgh, and then a ship's carpenter aboard the Heriot of London "cnf 1.4.1778 Edinburgh."2 He was born on 9 April 1736 in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.3 He was the son of John Crie and Rachel Marshall.1 Robert Cree was baptised on 11 April 1736 in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire.3

References

  1. [S70] Old Parochial Registers Index (Scotland) (Salt Lake City: LDS, 1992).
  2. [S557] David Dodson, Scottish Seafarers of the Eighteenth Century (n.p.: Scottish Association of Family History Societies, 1996).
  3. [S110] Old Parochial Register for the relevant Scottish parish (original or facsimile). Note that OPRs are the pre-1855 registers that were "called in" when civil registration started in 1855.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Mary Cree1

Female, CreeID#1868, (c 1738? - )
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Mary Cree was born c 1738?. She was the daughter of John Crie and Rachel Marshall.

References

  1. Mentioned in will of her bro John, but not nec sister.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Agnes Cree1

Female, CreeID#1869, (9 March 1740 - 4 September 1828)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Agnes Cree was baptised on 9 March 1740 in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of John Crie and Rachel Marshall.1

Agnes Cree married John Paterson c 1762?.

Her daughter Jean Paterson was baptised on 11 July 1765 in Libberton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.2

Her daughter Rachel Paterson was baptised on 3 August 1767 in Libberton, Lanarkshire.2

Her daughter Agnes Paterson was baptised on 14 May 1769 in Libberton, Lanarkshire.2

Her son John Paterson was baptised on 28 January 1772 in Libberton, Lanarkshire.2

Her daughter Mary Paterson was baptised on 5 February 1776 in Libberton, Lanarkshire.2

Her son William Paterson was baptised on 4 December 1778 in Libberton, Lanarkshire.2

Her son James Paterson was baptised on 25 September 1781 in Libberton, Lanarkshire.2

Her mother Rachel Marshall died on 12 November 1796 in Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Her father John Crie died on 17 December 1796 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.

Her husband John Paterson died on 25 December 1824 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.3

Agnes Cree died on 4 September 1828 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.4

Children of Agnes Cree and John Paterson

References

  1. [S70] Old Parochial Registers Index (Scotland) (Salt Lake City: LDS, 1992).
  2. [S16] Personal communication, Email from David Paterson, 28 May 2011.
  3. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  4. [S118] Sheila A. Scott, Monumental Inscriptions pre 1855 of Upper Ward of Lanarkshire (Edinburgh: Scottish Genealogy, 1977), Lair 183.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Mathew Cree1

Male, CreeID#1870, (2 September 1742 - 7 July 1832)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Mathew Cree was born on 2 September 1742 in Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of John Crie and Rachel Marshall.1 Mathew Cree was baptised on 7 September 1742 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.1

Mathew Cree married Ann Nicol, daughter of Gavin Nicol jnr, before 1775. Researcher David Paterson is descended from Mathew and Ann.

His son John Cree was born in 1775.

In 1776 Mathew Cree was living in 51 High St, Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

His daughter Janet Cree was born in 1776 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.

His daughter Rachel Cree was born in 1778 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.

His daughter Agnes Cree was born in 1779.

Mathew Cree was a gardener from 1782 to 1783 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.2

His son Gavin Cree was born on 9 March 1782 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.3,4,2

His son William Cree was born on 3 November 1783 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.2

His daughter Christian Cree was born on 9 November 1783.5

His son Andrew Cree sen was born in December 1785.

His son Matthew Cree was born in 1788 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.2

His son James Cree was born on 6 August 1791 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.2

His son Robert Cree was born on 20 January 1795 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.2

His mother Rachel Marshall died on 12 November 1796 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.

His father John Crie died on 17 December 1796 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.

His daughter Ann Cree was born on 30 April 1798 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.2

His daughter Rachel Cree died on 12 September 1798.2

His wife Ann Nicol died on 10 February 1806.

Mathew Cree married Jean Houston, daughter of Laurence Houston and Margaret McKinnon, on 7 September 1808 in Parish, Edinburgh, Scotland.1

In 1809 in Biggar, Lanarkshire, Mathew Cree was a leading tenant.6
Mathew Cree held the office of Baron-Bailie for 27 years in Biggar, Lanarkshire.

His daughter Ann Cree died on 21 May 1818.

His son William Cree died on 26 November 1826.7

In 1832, Mathew Cree was also known as Matthew Cree.8

Mathew Cree died on 7 July 1832. Mathew Cree's and Jean Houston's names are inscribed on a memorial in St Mary's Churchyard, Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland. A headstone bears an inscription shown in the photograph.9
Gravestone of Matthew Cree and Jean Houston

Children of Mathew Cree and Ann Nicol

Family: Mathew Cree and Jean Houston

References

  1. [S70] Old Parochial Registers Index (Scotland) (Salt Lake City: LDS, 1992).
  2. [S16] Personal communication, Email from David Paterson, 30 May 2011.
  3. [S118] Sheila A. Scott, Monumental Inscriptions pre 1855 of Upper Ward of Lanarkshire (Edinburgh: Scottish Genealogy, 1977).
  4. [S138] W S Crockett, Biggar: Historical, Traditional, Descriptive, J.B. Watson, Biggar (Scotland), 1900, p 74.
  5. [S16] Personal communication, Email from David Paterson 25 June 2009.
  6. [S119] William Hunter, Biggar and the House of Fleming (1st ed, 1862), p 613: "Rental of the Esate of Biggar... 1809... Matthew Cree, Stonehead House, Hillgarden, Moathill, Ballgreen, Rent £32.5.0."
  7. [S16] Personal communication, Email David Paterson, 29 May 2011., "quoting The Upper Ward of Lanarkshire Monumental Inscriptions."
  8. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Photograph by wassior09 at http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/tree/4391058/photo/…
  9. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Photograph by wassior09 at http://tinyurl.com/owrclht, "Matthew Cree Nurseryman and Bailliff (sic) in Biggar who for 27 years held that office with Fidelity and Integrity and died the 7th of July 1832 aged 90 years. Also Jean Houston his 2nd wife who died the 24th of May 1856 aged 89 years."
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Ann Nicol1

Female, CreeID#1871, (1 March 1753 - 10 February 1806)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Ann Nicol was also known as Anna Nickol. She was born on 1 March 1753 in Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland.2 She was the daughter of Gavin Nicol jnr. Ann Nicol was baptised on 4 March 1753 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.3

Ann Nicol married Mathew Cree, son of John Crie and Rachel Marshall, before 1775. Researcher David Paterson is descended from Mathew and Ann.

Her son John Cree was born in 1775.

Her daughter Janet Cree was born in 1776 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.

Her daughter Rachel Cree was born in 1778 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.

Her daughter Agnes Cree was born in 1779.

Her son Gavin Cree was born on 9 March 1782 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.4,5,6

Her son William Cree was born on 3 November 1783 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.6

Her daughter Christian Cree was born on 9 November 1783.7

Her son Andrew Cree sen was born in December 1785.

Her son Matthew Cree was born in 1788 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.6

Her son James Cree was born on 6 August 1791 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.6

Her son Robert Cree was born on 20 January 1795 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.6

Her daughter Ann Cree was born on 30 April 1798 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.6

Her daughter Rachel Cree died on 12 September 1798.6

Ann Nicol died on 10 February 1806. She's name was inscribed, together with those of Rachel Cree, Ann Cree and William Cree, on John Crie and Rachel Marshall's gravestone in St Mary's Churchyard, Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland; An obelisk (lair 10) bears an inscription copied by Brian Lambie.8

Children of Ann Nicol and Mathew Cree

References

  1. Dau of Gavin Nicol Jr.
  2. [S70] Old Parochial Registers Index (Scotland) (Salt Lake City: LDS, 1992).
  3. [S85] International Genealogical Index 1992 or "old" Family Search web site, Church of Latter Day Saints, Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record.
  4. [S118] Sheila A. Scott, Monumental Inscriptions pre 1855 of Upper Ward of Lanarkshire (Edinburgh: Scottish Genealogy, 1977).
  5. [S138] W S Crockett, Biggar: Historical, Traditional, Descriptive, J.B. Watson, Biggar (Scotland), 1900, p 74.
  6. [S16] Personal communication, Email from David Paterson, 30 May 2011.
  7. [S16] Personal communication, Email from David Paterson 25 June 2009.
  8. [S118] Sheila A. Scott, MIs Upper Ward Lanarks, copied by Brian Lambie to Barbara Hafslund, "John Cree gardener Biggar died 17 December 1796 aged 89 years, his wife Rachael Marshal who died 12 November 1796 aged 85 years; Ann Nicol the wife of Mathew Cree who died 10 February 1806 aged 56 years, daughter Rachael who died 12 September 1798 aged 20 years; daughter Ann who died 21 May 1818 aged 12 years; W Cree surgeon RN who died 28 November 1826 aged 45 years."
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Jean Houston1

Female, CreeID#1872, (1767 - 24 May 1856)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Jean Houston was also known as McLaren.2 She was born in 1767 in Muchart, Perthshire, Scotland.3 She was the daughter of Laurence Houston and Margaret McKinnon.

Jean Houston married Mathew Cree, son of John Crie and Rachel Marshall, on 7 September 1808 in Parish, Edinburgh, Scotland.2

Jean Houston died on 24 May 1856 in Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland. She was 89 years old. Cause of death was given as "old age."3,4 Jean Houston's and Mathew Cree's names are inscribed on a memorial in St Mary's Churchyard, Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland. A headstone bears an inscription shown in the photograph.5
Gravestone of Matthew Cree and Jean Houston

Family: Jean Houston and Mathew Cree

References

  1. Of Muchart, Perths.
  2. [S70] Old Parochial Registers Index (Scotland) (Salt Lake City: LDS, 1992).
  3. [S16] Personal communication, Email from David Paterson, 30 May 2011.
  4. [S78] Registration Certificate held in Cree Archives or transcribed by researcher, Trevor Cree's Papers 20Mar/16, "Jean Cree, widow."
  5. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Photograph by wassior09 at http://tinyurl.com/owrclht, "Matthew Cree Nurseryman and Bailliff (sic) in Biggar who for 27 years held that office with Fidelity and Integrity and died the 7th of July 1832 aged 90 years. Also Jean Houston his 2nd wife who died the 24th of May 1856 aged 89 years."
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Isobel Cree1

Female, CreeID#1873, (6 August 1744 - )
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Isobel Cree was born on 6 August 1744 in Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of John Crie and Rachel Marshall.1 Isobel Cree was baptised on 23 August 1744 in Biggar, Lanarkshire.1

References

  1. [S70] Old Parochial Registers Index (Scotland) (Salt Lake City: LDS, 1992).
Last edited15 Sep 2019

John Cree

Male, CreeID#1874, (1775 - 18 September 1854)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
John Cree was born in 1775. He was the son of Mathew Cree and Ann Nicol.

John Cree married Mary Aitken, daughter of William Aitken, on 9 October 1803 in Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1,2

His son Matthew Cree was born on 17 December 1804.3

His mother Ann Nicol died on 10 February 1806.

His son William Cree was born on 5 March 1807.

His son John Aitken Cree was born on 28 January 1809.

His son Cleland Cree was born on 16 August 1810.

His daughter Jane Cree was born on 2 May 1812.

His daughter Ann Cree was born on 29 May 1816.4

His father Mathew Cree died on 7 July 1832.

His son John Aitken Cree died on 20 February 1833 in Potose, Jamaica.

His son William Cree died on 6 August 1833 in Potose.

His son Cleland Cree died on 10 October 1838 in Montego Bay, Jamaica.5

His son Matthew Cree died on 5 August 1842 in Lanark, Lanarkshire.

His daughter Ann Cree died on 8 November 1848 in Lanark, Lanarkshire.

John Cree was a nurseryman and seedsman in Lanark, Scotland.6

John Cree died on 18 September 1854 in Lanark, Lanarkshire.7

Children of John Cree and Mary Aitken

References

  1. [S305] 'Births, May 28, 1819', The Scots Magazone and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 84, 1819 "Vol 52, 1803 p 737."
  2. [S496] Website Scotland's People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/), OPR Marriages 648/00 0050 0237, "1803/24 John Cree & Mary Aitken both in this parish procl[aime]d 9th Octor 1st time."
  3. [S16] Personal communication, Email from Delwyn McKenzie, 10 Sep 1998.
  4. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  5. [S118] Sheila A. Scott, Monumental Inscriptions pre 1855 of Upper Ward of Lanarkshire (Edinburgh: Scottish Genealogy, 1977), Lanark Cemetery.
  6. [S78] Registration Certificate held in Cree Archives or transcribed by researcher, Death of Mary (Aitken) Cree, "widow of a nursery and seedsman."
  7. [S16] Personal communication, Email David Paterson, 29 May 2011, quoting The Upper Ward of Lanarkshire MIs.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Mary Aitken

Female, CreeID#1875, (1777 - 29 November 1859)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Mary Aitken was born in 1777. She was the daughter of William Aitken.

Mary Aitken married John Cree, son of Mathew Cree and Ann Nicol, on 9 October 1803 in Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1,2

Her son Matthew Cree was born on 17 December 1804.3

Her son William Cree was born on 5 March 1807.

Her son John Aitken Cree was born on 28 January 1809.

Her son Cleland Cree was born on 16 August 1810.

Her daughter Jane Cree was born on 2 May 1812.

Her daughter Ann Cree was born on 29 May 1816.4

Her son John Aitken Cree died on 20 February 1833 in Potose, Jamaica.

Her son William Cree died on 6 August 1833 in Potose.

Her son Cleland Cree died on 10 October 1838 in Montego Bay, Jamaica.5

Her son Matthew Cree died on 5 August 1842 in Lanark, Lanarkshire.

Her daughter Ann Cree died on 8 November 1848 in Lanark, Lanarkshire.

Her husband John Cree died on 18 September 1854 in Lanark, Lanarkshire.6

Mary Aitken died on 29 November 1859 in Bloomgate, Lanark, Scotland.7,8

Children of Mary Aitken and John Cree

References

  1. [S305] 'Births, May 28, 1819', The Scots Magazone and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 84, 1819 "Vol 52, 1803 p 737."
  2. [S496] Website Scotland's People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/), OPR Marriages 648/00 0050 0237, "1803/24 John Cree & Mary Aitken both in this parish procl[aime]d 9th Octor 1st time."
  3. [S16] Personal communication, Email from Delwyn McKenzie, 10 Sep 1998.
  4. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  5. [S118] Sheila A. Scott, Monumental Inscriptions pre 1855 of Upper Ward of Lanarkshire (Edinburgh: Scottish Genealogy, 1977), Lanark Cemetery.
  6. [S16] Personal communication, Email David Paterson, 29 May 2011, quoting The Upper Ward of Lanarkshire MIs.
  7. [S118] Sheila A. Scott, MIs Upper Ward Lanarks, "29 Nov 1859... Lanark Cemetery, Lair 294."
  8. [S78] Registration Certificate held in Cree Archives or transcribed by researcher, "age 82... chronic brochitis and disease of heart many years..."
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Matthew Cree

Male, CreeID#1876, (17 December 1804 - 5 August 1842)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Matthew Cree was born on 17 December 1804.1 He was the son of John Cree and Mary Aitken.

His son John Cree was born in 1825 or 1826.

Matthew Cree married Eleanor Brown, daughter of John Brown and Ann Armstrong, on 28 January 1833 in Lanark, Scotland.2

His daughter Mary Ann Carmichael Cree was born in 1833.

His daughter Eliza Brown Cree was born in 1836.

His son John Aitken Cree was born in 1838.

His son William Brown Cree was born on 22 June 1841 in Lanark.3,4

Matthew Cree died on 5 August 1842 in Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Email from Delwyn McKenzie, 10 Sep 1998, has 5 Apr 1842.

Matthew Cree died before 1863.5

Matthew Cree was a seedsman in 1863 in Lanark.6

Child of Matthew Cree and Betsy Munro

  • John Cree (1825 or 1826 - 15 September 1871)

Children of Matthew Cree and Eleanor Brown

References

  1. [S16] Personal communication, Email from Delwyn McKenzie, 10 Sep 1998.
  2. [S446] Family Search web site, www.familysearch.org, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTBB-7YX
  3. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  4. [S85] International Genealogical Index 1992 or "old" Family Search web site, Church of Latter Day Saints, Record submitted by a member of the LDS Church.
  5. [S78] Registration Certificate held in Cree Archives or transcribed by researcher, Trevor Cree's Papers 10Mar/37. Marriage of his son William, "Matthew Cree (Seedsman) (deceased)."
  6. [S78] Certificate held or seen, Trevor Cree's Papers 10Mar/37.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Eleanor Brown

Female, CreeID#1877, (7 June 1807 - 12 February 1850)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Eleanor Brown was born on 7 June 1807 in Bootle, Lancashire, England.1 She was the daughter of John Brown and Ann Armstrong.2

Eleanor Brown married Matthew Cree, son of John Cree and Mary Aitken, on 28 January 1833 in Lanark, Scotland.3

Her daughter Mary Ann Carmichael Cree was born in 1833.

Her daughter Eliza Brown Cree was born in 1836.

Her son John Aitken Cree was born in 1838.

Her son William Brown Cree was born on 22 June 1841 in Lanark.2,4

Her husband Matthew Cree died on 5 August 1842 in Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

In 1863, Eleanor Brown was also known as Helen Brown.5

Eleanor Brown died on 12 February 1850.2

Children of Eleanor Brown and Matthew Cree

References

  1. [S16] Personal communication, Email from Delwyn McKenzie, 10 Sep 1998.
  2. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  3. [S446] Family Search web site, www.familysearch.org, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTBB-7YX
  4. [S85] International Genealogical Index 1992 or "old" Family Search web site, Church of Latter Day Saints, Record submitted by a member of the LDS Church.
  5. [S78] Registration Certificate held in Cree Archives or transcribed by researcher, Trevor Cree's Papers 10Mar/37. Marriage of her son William, "Helen Cree (Brown) (deceased)."
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Mary Ann Carmichael Cree

Female, CreeID#1878, (1833 - )
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Mary Ann Carmichael Cree was born in 1833. She was the daughter of Matthew Cree and Eleanor Brown.

Mary Ann Carmichael Cree married Robert Cunningham in 1849.

In 1850 William Brown Cree was orphaned and went to live with his grandparents, John and Mary Cree. John died in 1854. "By 1857, Mary, then widowed and in poor health, could no longer cope with a fifteen year old grandson and William went to live with Mary Ann Cunningham, his sister," (Mary Ann Carmichael Cree).1

Family: Mary Ann Carmichael Cree and Robert Cunningham

References

  1. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Robert Cunningham

Male, CreeID#1879
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Robert Cunningham married Mary Ann Carmichael Cree, daughter of Matthew Cree and Eleanor Brown, in 1849.

Family: Robert Cunningham and Mary Ann Carmichael Cree

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Eliza Brown Cree

Female, CreeID#1880, (1836 - before 1845)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Eliza Brown Cree was born in 1836. She was the daughter of Matthew Cree and Eleanor Brown.

Eliza Brown Cree died before 1845. D inf.1

References

  1. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

John Aitken Cree

Male, CreeID#1881, (1838 - before 1845)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
John Aitken Cree was born in 1838. He was the son of Matthew Cree and Eleanor Brown.

John Aitken Cree died before 1845. D inf.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

William Brown Cree

Male, CreeID#1882, (22 June 1841 - 14 July 1909)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Chart 1882 Lanark
William Brown Cree was born on 22 June 1841 in Lanark, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of Matthew Cree and Eleanor Brown.

His father Matthew Cree died on 5 August 1842 in Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

In 1850 William Brown Cree was orphaned and went to live with his grandparents, John and Mary Cree. John died in 1854. "By 1857, Mary, then widowed and in poor health, could no longer cope with a fifteen year old grandson and William went to live with Mary Ann Cunningham, his sister," (Mary Ann Carmichael Cree).1

His mother Eleanor Brown died on 12 February 1850.1

William Brown Cree was a clerk in Glasgow. "He continued to work as a clerk for three years after his marriage." in 1863.1

His son William Cree was born on 15 February 1863.3

His son William Cree died on 17 February 1863.4

William Brown Cree married Marion McLaren, daughter of George McLaren and Jane Hallum, on 6 March 1863 in the Free Church of Scotland, Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland. They were both aged 21. Witnesses were Angus McLaren and Mary Henderson.1,5

His daughter Jean Cree was born on 30 December 1864 in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland.6

In 1866 William was appointed to work in London while Marion stayed in Alloa.1 William Brown Cree was an exciseman in 1866.1

His son Matthew Cree was born on 12 September 1866 in Alloa, Clackmannanshire.7

In December 1867 William Brown Cree and Marion McLaren were living in West Greenock, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland. He was appointed as exciseman at Greenock.1

His daughter Ann Cree was born on 25 April 1870 in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland.8

His son John Angus Cree was born on 4 July 1872 in West Greenock, Greenock, Renfrewshire.9

In 1874 William Brown Cree and Marion McLaren were living in Leith, Midlothian, Scotland.1

William Brown Cree was a Principal Coast Officer between 1874 and 1891.1

In 1875 William Brown Cree was living in Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1

His daughter Marion Cree was born on 8 May 1875 in Leith, Midlothian.

His daughter Eleanor Cree was born on 5 April 1877 in Leith, Midlothian.

His son William Cree was born on 10 December 1882 in Leith, Midlothian.

His daughter Mary Cree was born on 24 March 1886 in Musselburgh, Midlothian.

In 1890 William Brown Cree and Marion McLaren moved from Musselburgh and settled at Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland.1

His son Matthew Cree died on 30 October 1899 in the harbour, Wellington, New Zealand.1

On 31 March 1901 William Brown Cree and Marion McLaren were living in 31 Quay Street, Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland, along with John Angus Cree, William Cree and Mary Cree. William was a Principal Court Officer of Customs, John was a technical teacher and William junior was a railway clerk. All were Presbyterians.10

In 1909 William Brown Cree and Marion McLaren were living in 46 Castle Road, Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland. He was a retired civil servant.11

William Brown Cree died on 14 July 1909 in Dundalk, County Louth. Probate of William Brown Cree's will was granted to Marion McLaren on 22 September 1909 in Armagh, Ireland.12

Children of William Brown Cree and Marion McLaren

References

  1. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  2. [S85] International Genealogical Index 1992 or "old" Family Search web site, Church of Latter Day Saints, Record submitted by a member of the LDS Church.
  3. [S78] Registration Certificate held in Cree Archives or transcribed by researcher, Trevor Cree's Papers 11Mar/71. Death cert.
  4. [S78] Certificate held or seen, Trevor Cree's Papers 11Mar/71.
  5. [S78] Certificate held or seen, Trevor Cree's Papers 10Mar/37.
  6. [S16] Personal communication, Email from Delwyn McKenzie, 10 Sep 1998.
  7. [S16] Personal communication, Copy of memorial card sent by Patricia Yates.
  8. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree - 150 years of Cree Births, Marriages and Deaths (25 Roman Road, Steyning, W Sussex BN44 3FN: priv., 1989), Volume 1 England and Wales, Vol 2 B 262 Old Greenock GRO Ref 564/3 454.
  9. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree Vol 1, Vol 2 B 300.
  10. [S264] UK Census 31 Mar 1901.
  11. [S265] Index to Belfast Will Books 1890-1899, 22 September 1909. William Brown Cree, "late of 46 Castle Road, Dundalk, County Louth, Civil Servant (Retired)..."
  12. [S265] Index to Belfast Will Books 1890-1899, 22 September 1909. William Brown Cree, "Probate of the Will of William Brown Cree, late of 46 Castle Road, Dundalk, County Louth, Civil Servant (Retired), who died 14 July 1909, granted at Armagh to Marion Cree, the Widow. Effects £326."
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Marion McLaren

Female, CreeID#1883, (22 March 1842 - 3 September 1916)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1853 Biggar
Chart 1882 Lanark
Marion McLaren was born on 22 March 1842. She was the daughter of George McLaren and Jane Hallum.

Her son William Cree was born on 15 February 1863.1

Her son William Cree died on 17 February 1863.2

Marion McLaren married William Brown Cree, son of Matthew Cree and Eleanor Brown, on 6 March 1863 in the Free Church of Scotland, Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland. They were both aged 21. Witnesses were Angus McLaren and Mary Henderson.3,4

Her daughter Jean Cree was born on 30 December 1864 in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland.5

Her son Matthew Cree was born on 12 September 1866 in Alloa, Clackmannanshire.6

In December 1867 Marion McLaren and William Brown Cree were living in West Greenock, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland. He was appointed as exciseman at Greenock.3

Her daughter Ann Cree was born on 25 April 1870 in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland.7

Her son John Angus Cree was born on 4 July 1872 in West Greenock, Greenock, Renfrewshire.8

In 1874 Marion McLaren and William Brown Cree were living in Leith, Midlothian, Scotland.3

Her daughter Marion Cree was born on 8 May 1875 in Leith, Midlothian.

Her daughter Eleanor Cree was born on 5 April 1877 in Leith, Midlothian.

Her son William Cree was born on 10 December 1882 in Leith, Midlothian.

Her daughter Mary Cree was born on 24 March 1886 in Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.

In 1890 Marion McLaren and William Brown Cree moved from Musselburgh and settled at Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland.3

Her son Matthew Cree died on 30 October 1899 in the harbour, Wellington, New Zealand.3

On 31 March 1901 Marion McLaren and William Brown Cree were living in 31 Quay Street, Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland, along with John Angus Cree, William Cree and Mary Cree. William was a Principal Court Officer of Customs, John was a technical teacher and William junior was a railway clerk. All were Presbyterians.9

In 1909 Marion McLaren and William Brown Cree were living in 46 Castle Road, Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland. He was a retired civil servant.10

Her husband William Brown Cree died on 14 July 1909 in Dundalk, County Louth. Probate of William Brown Cree's will was granted to Marion McLaren on 22 September 1909 in Armagh, Ireland.11

On 2 April 1911 Marion McLaren was living in 57 Castle Street, Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland, along with Ann Cree, Mary Cree and William Cree. Marion was shown as a widow aged 69, Annie and Mary were both shop assistants and single. William, also single, was a commercial clerk in a distillery. All were Presbyterian and born in Scotland.12

In September 1916 Marion McLaren was living in 58 Castle Road, Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland.13

Marion McLaren died on 3 September 1916 in Dundalk, County Louth.5,13 Probate of Marion McLaren's will was granted to John Angus Cree on 30 October 1916 in Armagh.14

Children of Marion McLaren and William Brown Cree

References

  1. [S78] Registration Certificate held in Cree Archives or transcribed by researcher, Trevor Cree's Papers 11Mar/71. Death cert.
  2. [S78] Certificate held or seen, Trevor Cree's Papers 11Mar/71.
  3. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  4. [S78] Certificate held or seen, Trevor Cree's Papers 10Mar/37.
  5. [S16] Personal communication, Email from Delwyn McKenzie, 10 Sep 1998.
  6. [S16] Personal communication, Copy of memorial card sent by Patricia Yates.
  7. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree - 150 years of Cree Births, Marriages and Deaths (25 Roman Road, Steyning, W Sussex BN44 3FN: priv., 1989), Volume 1 England and Wales, Vol 2 B 262 Old Greenock GRO Ref 564/3 454.
  8. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree Vol 1, Vol 2 B 300.
  9. [S264] UK Census 31 Mar 1901.
  10. [S265] Index to Belfast Will Books 1890-1899, 22 September 1909. William Brown Cree, "late of 46 Castle Road, Dundalk, County Louth, Civil Servant (Retired)..."
  11. [S265] Index to Belfast Will Books 1890-1899, 22 September 1909. William Brown Cree, "Probate of the Will of William Brown Cree, late of 46 Castle Road, Dundalk, County Louth, Civil Servant (Retired), who died 14 July 1909, granted at Armagh to Marion Cree, the Widow. Effects £326."
  12. [S253] UK Census 2 Apr 1911.
  13. [S367] Index to Wills, PRONI.
  14. [S367] Index to Wills, PRONI, 30 October 1916. Marion Cree, "Probate of the Will of Marion Cree, late of 58 Castle Road, Dundalk, County Louth, Widow, who died 3 September 1916, granted at Armagh, to John Angus Cree, Technical Instructor. Effects £460."
Last edited30 Jan 2020

William Cree

Male, CreeID#1884, (15 February 1863 - 17 February 1863)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1882 Lanark
William Cree was born on 15 February 1863.1 He was the son of William Brown Cree and Marion McLaren.

William Cree died on 17 February 1863. He was stated to be "illegitimate... 2 days" old.2 He was a witness at the marriage of Thomas McKenna and Marion Cree on 26 December 1903 in Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland, along with Ann Cree.

References

  1. [S78] Registration Certificate held in Cree Archives or transcribed by researcher, Trevor Cree's Papers 11Mar/71. Death cert.
  2. [S78] Certificate held or seen, Trevor Cree's Papers 11Mar/71.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Jean Cree

Female, CreeID#1885, (30 December 1864 - 1947)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1882 Lanark
Jean Cree was born on 30 December 1864 in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of William Brown Cree and Marion McLaren.

Jean Cree married James McDonald in Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.2

Her father William Brown Cree died on 14 July 1909 in Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland.

Her mother Marion McLaren died on 3 September 1916 in Dundalk, County Louth.1,3

Jean Cree died in 1947.

Family: Jean Cree and James McDonald

References

  1. [S16] Personal communication, Email from Delwyn McKenzie, 10 Sep 1998.
  2. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  3. [S367] Index to Wills, PRONI.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

James McDonald

Male, CreeID#1886
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1882 Lanark

Family: James McDonald and Jean Cree

References

  1. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Matthew Cree

Male, CreeID#1887, (12 September 1866 - 30 October 1899)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1882 Lanark
Matthew Cree was born on 12 September 1866 in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of William Brown Cree and Marion McLaren.

Matthew Cree married Mary Ann McDonald on 10 April 1890 in Wellington, New Zealand.2,3

His son William Matthew Cree was born in 1891 in Wellington.4

His son Malcolm McLaren Cree was born in 1892 in Wellington.5

His son Lance Corporal John Cree MM was born in February 1894 in Brook Street, Dunedin, New Zealand.6

His son George Cree was born in 1897 in Brook Street, Dunedin.7

His daughter Marion Cree was born in February 1899 in Brook Street, Dunedin.8

Matthew Cree died on 30 October 1899 in the harbour, Wellington, New Zealand. He was drowned during a storm while rowing a small open boat out to a lightship in the harbour.2

Children of Matthew Cree and Mary Ann McDonald

References

  1. [S16] Personal communication, Copy of memorial card sent by Patricia Yates.
  2. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  3. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1890/1203 (sp. Mathew).
  4. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1891/18066.
  5. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1892/4507.
  6. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1894/1147.
  7. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1897/3291.
  8. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1899/3577.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Mary Ann McDonald

Female, CreeID#1888, (1864 - 1932)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1882 Lanark
Mary Ann McDonald was born in 1864 in Scotland. She was variously described as being from Montrose and from Perthshire. She migrated on 3 May 1887 to Dunedin, New Zealand; The ship was the Queen Mab and she arrived in New Zealand on 2 August 1887.1

Mary Ann McDonald married Matthew Cree, son of William Brown Cree and Marion McLaren, on 10 April 1890 in Wellington, New Zealand.2,3

Her son William Matthew Cree was born in 1891 in Wellington.4

Her son Malcolm McLaren Cree was born in 1892 in Wellington.5

Her son Lance Corporal John Cree MM was born in February 1894 in Brook Street, Dunedin, New Zealand.6

Her son George Cree was born in 1897 in Brook Street, Dunedin.7

Her daughter Marion Cree was born in February 1899 in Brook Street, Dunedin.8

Her husband Matthew Cree died on 30 October 1899 in the harbour, Wellington, New Zealand.2

Her son William Matthew Cree died in 1918 in New Zealand.9

Her son Lance Corporal John Cree MM died on 31 January 1919 in the Military Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England.1,10

Mary Ann McDonald was described as "a little sad Scottish lady who lived with them from the late 1920s till her death in 1932. She never regained her spirirts after the loss of her sons..."11

Mary Ann McDonald died in 1932.

Children of Mary Ann McDonald and Matthew Cree

References

  1. [S167] Website Cree News (unknown url), The Story of a New Zealand Cree Family.
  2. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  3. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1890/1203 (sp. Mathew).
  4. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1891/18066.
  5. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1892/4507.
  6. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1894/1147.
  7. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1897/3291.
  8. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1899/3577.
  9. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1918/15087.
  10. [S360] Webpage New Zealand 1917 12 October - December (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sooty/…), "Full Name     John Cree
    Rank Last Held     Lance Corporal
    Forename(s)     John
    Surname     Cree
    War     World War I, 1914-1918
    Serial No.     37770
    Gender     Male
    Place of Birth     Dunedin, New Zealand
    First Known Rank     Private
    Occupation before Enlistment     Seaman
    Next of Kin     Mrs Mary Cree (mother), 16 Brook Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Body on Embarkation     New Zealand Expeditionary Force
    Embarkation Unit     22nd Reinforcements F Company
    Embarkation Date     13/02/17
    Place of Embarkation     Wellington, New Zealand
    Transport     HMNZT 77
    Vessel     Mokoia
    Destination     Plymouth, England
    Nominal Roll Number     55
    Page on Nominal Roll     19
    Military Awards     Military Medal (MM)
    Award Circumstances     London Gazette, 13 March 1919, 3452, Rec No 2871. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty, on 29th September 1918. When one of a section operating on the right flank of his Company which was heavily attacked by the enemy he volunteered to attack the advanced scouts of the enemy counter attacks aimed at enveloping his Company. He compelled the surrender of 5 of the enemy and was fired on by the enemy and seriously wounded when their surrender had been accepted. His gallant conduct in the face of superior numbers assisted greatly towards the success of the enterprise at a critical moment.
    Last Unit Served     Canterbury Infantry Regiment
    Place of Death     United Kingdom to France
    Date of Death     31/01/19
    Age at Death     25
    Year of Death     1919
    Cause of Death     Died of wounds
    Cemetery Name     Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England
    Grave Reference     II H 4
    Biographical Notes     Son of Matthew and Mary Ann Cree
    Archives NZ source     Military personnel file
    Sources Used     Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918."
  11. [S167] Website Cree News (unknown url), One of her granddaughters is thius quoted in "The Story of a New Zealand Cree Family."
Last edited10 Nov 2020

William Matthew Cree

Male, CreeID#1889, (1891 - 1918)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1882 Lanark
William Matthew Cree was born in 1891 in Wellington, New Zealand.1 He was the son of Matthew Cree and Mary Ann McDonald.

His father Matthew Cree died on 30 October 1899 in the harbour, Wellington, New Zealand.2

William Matthew Cree died in 1918 in New Zealand.3

References

  1. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1891/18066.
  2. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  3. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1918/15087.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Malcolm McLaren Cree

Male, CreeID#1890, (1892 - 1964)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1882 Lanark
Malcolm McLaren Cree was born in 1892 in Wellington, New Zealand.1 He was the son of Matthew Cree and Mary Ann McDonald.

His father Matthew Cree died on 30 October 1899 in the harbour, Wellington, New Zealand.2

His mother Mary Ann McDonald died in 1932.

Malcolm McLaren Cree died in 1964.3

References

  1. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1892/4507.
  2. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  3. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, Ref 1964/46039.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Lance Corporal John Cree MM

Male, CreeID#1891, (February 1894 - 31 January 1919)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1882 Lanark
Lance Corporal John Cree MM was born in February 1894 in Brook Street, Dunedin, New Zealand.1 He was the son of Matthew Cree and Mary Ann McDonald.

His father Matthew Cree died on 30 October 1899 in the harbour, Wellington, New Zealand.2

Lance Corporal John Cree MM died on 31 January 1919 in the Military Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England. John had been badly wounded at the front during the closing weeks of the war.3,4

John Cree was awarded the Military Medal (MM) posthumously on 13 March 1919

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty, on 29th September 1918. When one of a section operating on the right flank of his Company which was heavily attacked by the enemy he volunteered to attack the advanced scouts of the enemy counter attacks aimed at enveloping his Company. He compelled the surrender of 5 of the enemy and was fired on by the enemy and seriously wounded when their surrender had been accepted. His gallant conduct in the face of superior numbers assisted greatly towards the success of the enterprise at a critical moment.5

References

  1. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1894/1147.
  2. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  3. [S167] Website Cree News (unknown url), The Story of a New Zealand Cree Family.
  4. [S360] Webpage New Zealand 1917 12 October - December (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sooty/…), "Full Name     John Cree
    Rank Last Held     Lance Corporal
    Forename(s)     John
    Surname     Cree
    War     World War I, 1914-1918
    Serial No.     37770
    Gender     Male
    Place of Birth     Dunedin, New Zealand
    First Known Rank     Private
    Occupation before Enlistment     Seaman
    Next of Kin     Mrs Mary Cree (mother), 16 Brook Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Body on Embarkation     New Zealand Expeditionary Force
    Embarkation Unit     22nd Reinforcements F Company
    Embarkation Date     13/02/17
    Place of Embarkation     Wellington, New Zealand
    Transport     HMNZT 77
    Vessel     Mokoia
    Destination     Plymouth, England
    Nominal Roll Number     55
    Page on Nominal Roll     19
    Military Awards     Military Medal (MM)
    Award Circumstances     London Gazette, 13 March 1919, 3452, Rec No 2871. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty, on 29th September 1918. When one of a section operating on the right flank of his Company which was heavily attacked by the enemy he volunteered to attack the advanced scouts of the enemy counter attacks aimed at enveloping his Company. He compelled the surrender of 5 of the enemy and was fired on by the enemy and seriously wounded when their surrender had been accepted. His gallant conduct in the face of superior numbers assisted greatly towards the success of the enterprise at a critical moment.
    Last Unit Served     Canterbury Infantry Regiment
    Place of Death     United Kingdom to France
    Date of Death     31/01/19
    Age at Death     25
    Year of Death     1919
    Cause of Death     Died of wounds
    Cemetery Name     Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England
    Grave Reference     II H 4
    Biographical Notes     Son of Matthew and Mary Ann Cree
    Archives NZ source     Military personnel file
    Sources Used     Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918."
  5. [S360] Webpage NZ Roll of Honour 1917 (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sooty/…).
Last edited15 Sep 2019

George Cree

Male, CreeID#1892, (1897 - 1966)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1882 Lanark
George Cree was born in 1897 in Brook Street, Dunedin, New Zealand.1 He was the son of Matthew Cree and Mary Ann McDonald.

His father Matthew Cree died on 30 October 1899 in the harbour, Wellington, New Zealand.2

His mother Mary Ann McDonald died in 1932.

George Cree died in 1966 in New Zealand. He was aged 68.3

References

  1. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1897/3291.
  2. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  3. [S304] Index to New Zealand BDM records, 1966/25932.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Ann Cree

Female, CreeID#1893, (25 April 1870 - 23 July 1938)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1882 Lanark
Ann Cree was born on 25 April 1870 in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of William Brown Cree and Marion McLaren. Ann Cree was a witness at the marriage of Thomas McKenna and Marion Cree on 26 December 1903 in Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland, along with William Cree.

Her father William Brown Cree died on 14 July 1909 in Dundalk, County Louth.

On 2 April 1911 Ann Cree was living in the household of Marion McLaren in 57 Castle Street, Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland, along with Mary Cree and William Cree. Marion was shown as a widow aged 69, Annie and Mary were both shop assistants and single. William, also single, was a commercial clerk in a distillery. All were Presbyterian and born in Scotland.2

Her mother Marion McLaren died on 3 September 1916 in Dundalk, County Louth.3,4

Ann Cree died on 23 July 1938 in Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland. She never married.5,6,7

References

  1. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree - 150 years of Cree Births, Marriages and Deaths (25 Roman Road, Steyning, W Sussex BN44 3FN: priv., 1989), Volume 1 England and Wales, Vol 2 B 262 Old Greenock GRO Ref 564/3 454.
  2. [S253] UK Census 2 Apr 1911.
  3. [S16] Personal communication, Email from Delwyn McKenzie, 10 Sep 1998.
  4. [S367] Index to Wills, PRONI.
  5. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  6. [S443] Indexes to BMDs at the General Register Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast, "age 68."
  7. [S16] Personal communication, Email from Delwyn McKenzie, 10 September 1998.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

John Angus Cree

Male, CreeID#1894, (4 July 1872 - 1948)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1882 Lanark
John Angus Cree was born on 4 July 1872 in West Greenock, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of William Brown Cree and Marion McLaren.

John Angus Cree married Euphemia Gray in 1891 in Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland. Email from Delwyn McKenzie, 10 Sep 1998, has the date as 1902.2,3

John Angus Cree was a teacher of woodwork. He taught for some years in Accra, Ghana..2

On 31 March 1901 John Angus Cree was living in the household of William Brown Cree and Marion McLaren in 31 Quay Street, Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland, along with William Cree and Mary Cree. William was a Principal Court Officer of Customs, John was a technical teacher and William junior was a railway clerk. All were Presbyterians.4

In 1905 John Angus Cree and Euphemia Gray were living in Tipperary, County Tipperary, Ireland. The Census shows they were not there in 1901.2

His daughter Marion Cree was born on 1 November 1905 in Tipperary, County Tipperary.2,5

His father William Brown Cree died on 14 July 1909 in Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland.

On 2 April 1911 John Angus Cree and Euphemia Gray were living in Market Square, Tipperary, Ireland, along with Marion Cree. John was shown as a technical teacher.6

His mother Marion McLaren died on 3 September 1916 in Dundalk, County Louth.7,8 Probate of Marion McLaren's will was granted to John Angus Cree on 30 October 1916 in Armagh, Ireland.9

John Angus Cree was living in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. It was where he lived in his retirement.2

John Angus Cree died in 1948 in Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.10

Child of John Angus Cree and Euphemia Gray

References

  1. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree - 150 years of Cree Births, Marriages and Deaths (25 Roman Road, Steyning, W Sussex BN44 3FN: priv., 1989), Volume 1 England and Wales, Vol 2 B 300.
  2. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  3. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree Vol 1, Vol 2 M358.
  4. [S264] UK Census 31 Mar 1901.
  5. [S288] Website Irish Genealogy (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie), Birth results for Cree from 1845 to 2013, Group Registration ID 485443.
  6. [S253] UK Census 2 Apr 1911.
  7. [S16] Personal communication, Email from Delwyn McKenzie, 10 Sep 1998.
  8. [S367] Index to Wills, PRONI.
  9. [S367] Index to Wills, PRONI, 30 October 1916. Marion Cree, "Probate of the Will of Marion Cree, late of 58 Castle Road, Dundalk, County Louth, Widow, who died 3 September 1916, granted at Armagh, to John Angus Cree, Technical Instructor. Effects £460."
  10. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree Vol 1, Vol 2 D1210.
Last edited30 Jan 2020

Euphemia Gray

Female, CreeID#1895, (1874 or 1875 - )
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1882 Lanark
Euphemia Gray was born in 1874 or 1875 in Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1

Euphemia Gray married John Angus Cree, son of William Brown Cree and Marion McLaren, in 1891 in Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland. Email from Delwyn McKenzie, 10 Sep 1998, has the date as 1902.2,3

In 1905 Euphemia Gray and John Angus Cree were living in Tipperary, County Tipperary, Ireland. The Census shows they were not there in 1901.2

Her daughter Marion Cree was born on 1 November 1905 in Tipperary, County Tipperary.2,4

On 2 April 1911 Euphemia Gray and John Angus Cree were living in Market Square, Tipperary, Ireland, along with Marion Cree. John was shown as a technical teacher.1

Child of Euphemia Gray and John Angus Cree

References

  1. [S253] UK Census 2 Apr 1911.
  2. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  3. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree - 150 years of Cree Births, Marriages and Deaths (25 Roman Road, Steyning, W Sussex BN44 3FN: priv., 1989), Volume 1 England and Wales, Vol 2 M358.
  4. [S288] Website Irish Genealogy (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie), Birth results for Cree from 1845 to 2013, Group Registration ID 485443.
Last edited11 Jan 2020

Marion Cree

Female, CreeID#1896, (1 November 1905 - 1991)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1882 Lanark
Marion Cree was born on 1 November 1905 in Tipperary, County Tipperary, Ireland.1,2 She was the daughter of John Angus Cree and Euphemia Gray.

On 2 April 1911 Marion Cree was living in the household of John Angus Cree and Euphemia Gray in Market Square, Tipperary, Ireland. John was shown as a technical teacher.3

Marion Cree married William Thomas Roe on 5 June 1929 in the Scots Church (Presbyterian), Tipperary, Ireland.4

Her father John Angus Cree died in 1948 in Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.5

Marion Cree died in 1991.

Family: Marion Cree and William Thomas Roe

References

  1. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A.
  2. [S288] Website Irish Genealogy (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie), Birth results for Cree from 1845 to 2013, Group Registration ID 485443.
  3. [S253] UK Census 2 Apr 1911.
  4. [S78] Registration Certificate held in Cree Archives or transcribed by researcher.
  5. [S11] Trevor Cree, Cree - 150 years of Cree Births, Marriages and Deaths (25 Roman Road, Steyning, W Sussex BN44 3FN: priv., 1989), Volume 1 England and Wales, Vol 2 D1210.
Last edited11 Jan 2020

William Thomas Roe

Male, CreeID#1897
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1882 Lanark
William Thomas Roe married Marion Cree, daughter of John Angus Cree and Euphemia Gray, on 5 June 1929 in the Scots Church (Presbyterian), Tipperary, Ireland.1

Family: William Thomas Roe and Marion Cree

References

  1. [S78] Registration Certificate held in Cree Archives or transcribed by researcher.
Last edited11 Jan 2020

Eleanor Cree

Female, CreeID#1898, (5 April 1877 - 25 January 1948)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1882 Lanark
Eleanor Cree was also known as Nell. She was born on 5 April 1877 in Leith, Midlothian, Scotland. She was the daughter of William Brown Cree and Marion McLaren.

Eleanor Cree married George A Armstrong on 26 December 1898 in Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland.

George and Eleanor are ancestors of CFHS member Patricia Yates.

Her son Frederick Armstrong was born on 15 August 1900 in Dundalk, County Louth.1

Her daughter Marion Armstrong was born on 22 March 1904 in Dundalk, County Louth.2

Her father William Brown Cree died on 14 July 1909 in Dundalk, County Louth.

Her son George Armstrong was born on 10 November 1909 in Dundalk, County Louth.3

Her son Angus Armstrong was born on 18 March 1912 in Dundalk, County Louth.4

Her daughter Eleanor Armstrong was born on 3 August 1914 in Lurgan, County Armagh, Ireland.5

Her mother Marion McLaren died on 3 September 1916 in Dundalk, County Louth.6,7

Her husband George A Armstrong died in 1939.

Eleanor Cree died on 25 January 1948.

Children of Eleanor Cree and George A Armstrong

References

  1. [S288] Website Irish Genealogy (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie), Birth results for Cree from 1845 to 2013, Group Registration ID 9275.
  2. [S288] Website Irish Genealogy (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie), Birth results for Cree from 1845 to 2013, Group Registration ID 4744527.
  3. [S288] Website Irish Genealogy (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie), Birth results for Cree from 1845 to 2013, Group Registration ID 896685.
  4. [S288] Website Irish Genealogy (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie), Birth results for Cree from 1845 to 2013, Group Registration ID 1015625.
  5. [S288] Website Irish Genealogy (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie), Birth results for Cree from 1845 to 2013, Group Registration ID 891279.
  6. [S16] Personal communication, Email from Delwyn McKenzie, 10 Sep 1998.
  7. [S367] Index to Wills, PRONI.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

George A Armstrong

Male, CreeID#1899, ( - 1939)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1882 Lanark
George A Armstrong married Eleanor Cree, daughter of William Brown Cree and Marion McLaren, on 26 December 1898 in Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland.

George and Eleanor are ancestors of CFHS member Patricia Yates.

His son Frederick Armstrong was born on 15 August 1900 in Dundalk, County Louth.1

His daughter Marion Armstrong was born on 22 March 1904 in Dundalk, County Louth.2

His son George Armstrong was born on 10 November 1909 in Dundalk, County Louth.3

His son Angus Armstrong was born on 18 March 1912 in Dundalk, County Louth.4

His daughter Eleanor Armstrong was born on 3 August 1914 in Lurgan, County Armagh, Ireland.5

George A Armstrong died in 1939.

Children of George A Armstrong and Eleanor Cree

References

  1. [S288] Website Irish Genealogy (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie), Birth results for Cree from 1845 to 2013, Group Registration ID 9275.
  2. [S288] Website Irish Genealogy (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie), Birth results for Cree from 1845 to 2013, Group Registration ID 4744527.
  3. [S288] Website Irish Genealogy (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie), Birth results for Cree from 1845 to 2013, Group Registration ID 896685.
  4. [S288] Website Irish Genealogy (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie), Birth results for Cree from 1845 to 2013, Group Registration ID 1015625.
  5. [S288] Website Irish Genealogy (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie), Birth results for Cree from 1845 to 2013, Group Registration ID 891279.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

William Cree

Male, CreeID#1900, (10 December 1882 - 15 March 1939)
ChartsLine 7. The Perth glovers line
Chart 1882 Lanark
William Cree was also known as Bill Cree. He was born on 10 December 1882 in Leith, Midlothian, Scotland. He was the son of William Brown Cree and Marion McLaren.

On 31 March 1901 William Cree was living in the household of William Brown Cree and Marion McLaren in 31 Quay Street, Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland, along with John Angus Cree and Mary Cree. William was a Principal Court Officer of Customs, John was a technical teacher and William junior was a railway clerk. All were Presbyterians.1

His father William Brown Cree died on 14 July 1909 in Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland.

On 2 April 1911 William Cree was living in the household of Marion McLaren in 57 Castle Street, Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland, along with Ann Cree and Mary Cree. Marion was shown as a widow aged 69, Annie and Mary were both shop assistants and single. William, also single, was a commercial clerk in a distillery. All were Presbyterian and born in Scotland.2

His mother Marion McLaren died on 3 September 1916 in Dundalk, County Louth.3,4

William Cree married Rosalie Thomson on 11 July 1918 in the Presbyterian Church, Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland. The ceremony was witnessed by Henry Walter Wilde. The other witness was Marie Thomson. William Cree was an accountant. Both were of full age and from Dundalk.5

His daughter Jean Marion Cree was born on 14 May 1919 in Dundalk, County Louth.6

He was a keen, competitive rower.7

His son John Douglas Cree was born on 20 September 1922 in Dundalk, County Louth.8,9

His wife Rosalie Thomson died on 5 August 1938.

William Cree died on 15 March 1939.

Children of William Cree and Rosalie Thomson

References

  1. [S264] UK Census 31 Mar 1901.
  2. [S253] UK Census 2 Apr 1911.
  3. [S16] Personal communication, Email from Delwyn McKenzie, 10 Sep 1998.
  4. [S367] Index to Wills, PRONI.
  5. [S288] Website Irish Genealogy (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie), Marriage results for Cree from 1845 to 2013, Group Registration ID 1803479.
  6. [S288] Website Irish Genealogy (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie), Birth results for Cree from 1845 to 2013, Group Registration ID 1666141.
  7. [S126] Patricia Yates, Cree Nurserymen of Lanarkshire and Surrey (Oadby: Cree FHS, 1992), Available for A HREF="www.cree.name/archives/booklets.htm"free download here /A , "He was a member of Dundalk Rowing Club and in 1921 coxed the boat in which his nephew, Frederick, son of George and Eleanor Armstrong, rowed and won the under-age race in the Dundalk Regatta."
  8. [S215] Civil Registrations, Ireland, Civil Registration Indexes 1845-1958, Vol 2 p 511.
  9. [S288] Website Irish Genealogy (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie), Birth results for Cree from 1845 to 2013, Group Registration ID 1811944.
Last edited30 Jan 2020